1. To conduct research that improves our understanding of Parkinson's disease.
2. To translate research into better treatments for Parkinson's disease patients.
3. To educate scientists about Parkinson's disease research.
4. To share research findings with the public.
Emory's center is member of the Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center network. Established in 1998 by Congress and managed through the NIH, these centers foster cutting-edge translational research into the causes and possible treatments for Parkinson's disease. Emory's center focuses on improving our understanding of movement problems in Parkinson's disease at the brain network level.
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Current Pilot Grants Correlating In Vivo and In Vitro Aggregation of Alpha-Synuclein Using a Yeast Model SystemVincent Conticello, PhD The songbird as a novel model of Parkinsonian deficits in motor control and sensorimotor learningSamuel Sober, PhD Validation of GluN2D-selective inhibitors as a therapeutic strategy for Parkinson's DiseaseStephen Traynelis, PhD Sleep Fragmentation and Nocturnal Hypoxia as Biomarkers of Worsening Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s DiseaseDonald L. Bliwise, PhD